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U.S. stocks jumped on Tuesday, with the Dow rising to within two points of 17,000.
July 1- Card companies Visa Inc and MasterCard Inc may be able to avoid paying heavy security deposits to operate in Russia if they can find local processing partners by the end of October, Russian media outlets reported.
NEW YORK, July 1- Wall Street rose on Tuesday, with the Dow within a whisker of a 17,000 milestone and the S&P 500 at yet another record, as manufacturing activity picked up in the U.S. and Asia and boosted optimism about the health of the global economy.
U.S. stocks closed mixed on Monday, with Dow lower and the S&P 500 showing the longest streak of quarterly gains since 1998.
Stocks on Thursday were little moved, a day after rallying on reassurances from the Fed.
Although near-field communication has struggled to go mainstream for a decade, the technology is gaining ground in payments.
The Dow and S&P 500 gained in at least 12 World Cups, on average more than 5 percent for the year.
Russia's first deputy PM announced that Russia will reduce the deposit payments required for Mastercard and Visa to operate in the country.
*Russia a small mkt for MasterCard, Visa but offers growth. Mastercard said on Tuesday it had launched a tender to find a partner to perform clearing, authorisation and settlement services for its Russian operations and that the partner should have a processing centre within Russia- another of the new requirements.
With 1.3 million consumer wallets created and 32,000 merchants on board, Coinbase may be the closest thing bitcoin has to a central bank.
Credit card firm Visa says it changed its advertising strategy in the run up to the Brazil World Cup, allocating more funds to social media.
Antonio Lucio, Chief Brand Officer at Visa, discusses the firm's decision to feature Nobel Laureates, instead of athletes, in their World Cup campaign.
Sam's Club is just weeks away from becoming the first national retailer to offer its customers a chip-enabled "smart card."
Russian companies are preparing to switch contracts to renminbi and other Asian currencies amid fears that western sanctions may freeze them out.
Stocks rose on Wednesday after a measure of the U.S. services sector climbed more than expected.
26 non-financial S&P 500 companies resist borrowing, as they reported no long-term debt for the first quarter of 2014. USA Today reports.
Earlier, the zero liability protection did not apply if an account holder's PIN was used for unauthorized transactions.
Investors may key in on nine S&P 500 companies that have efficiency increased their cash piles in recent months. USA Today reports.
May 28- MasterCard Inc, the world's second largest debit and credit card company, said it was extending its zero liability policy in the United States to include all PIN-based and ATM transactions. Larger rival Visa Inc's zero liability policy does not apply to PIN-based and ATM transactions, according to information available on its website.
Hedge funds have done an about-face on a group of crowded stock bets.